NOMS Co-Financing Organisation for ESF Operational Programme

NOMS Co-Financing Organisation for ESF Operational Programme

Update: NOMS Co-financing Organisation (CFO) will host 3 events during June 14 to provide organisations who have expressed interest with more information about the forthcoming ESF Operational Programme 2014-2020.

 

NOMS Co-Financing Organisation (CFO) provision for the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 Operational Programme

Reference number:3671-1-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFI

Deadline date:01/08/2014

This deadline is for…Indicative date for the submission of the First ITT – Initial Solution

Contract value:£0 – £115,280,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Description of the contract

***********************************************************Update******************************************************** NOMS Co-financing Organisation (CFO) will host 3 events during June 14 to provide organisations who have expressed interest with more information about the forthcoming ESF Operational Programme 2014-2020. The events will be held: Birmingham, 4th June 2014, Bethel Convention Centre. London, 11th June 2014, The Kia Oval. Manchester, 18th June 2014, Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. Further details and the registration process for these events are described in an attachment to this notice named “NOMS CFO R3 Event Information”. ***************************************************************************************************************************** NOMS Co-Financing Organisation (CFO) provision for the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 Operational Programme The purpose of this notice is to: • notify the market of the intention to seek prospective prime providers for the competition; and • promote the market engagement activity • inform about the consultation opportunity The focus of NOMS CFO is to help offenders move towards mainstream provision or into employment by addressing their barriers to work through facilitating access to comprehensive support mechanisms appropriate to their individual circumstance and assessed need. It is intended that this Notice will precede a Contract Notice being published to commence formal competition in the summer of 2014. The MoJ Procurement Directorate, as the Contracting Authority on behalf of the Secretary of State for Justice, will work closely with the NOMS CFO who are the commissioning body for NOMS European Social Fund (ESF) provision, in respect of this procurement. This working relationship is referred to henceforth as “the Authority”. Emphasis will be on those furthest from mainstream activity, with an additional focus on a number of specific hard-to-reach groups within each ESF Contract Area (ECA). Delivery is built around a case management model and operates across both custody and the community. It is envisaged that up to 70% of programme commencements will take place in custody, with a focus on through the gate activity (complementary to Transforming Rehabilitation delivery). The remaining commencements will take place in the community. It is expected that as the programme progresses, the delivery split will become 50:50. The Authority will be awarding one contract for each ECA. Contracts will be let as Part B services contracts, under the Public Contract Regulations (2006). The provision will operate across 9 English ECAs and the indicative financial allocation is detailed as follows: • North East £8,535,577 • North West £18,358,652 • Yorkshire & Humberside £13,722,646 • East Midlands £13,444,587 • West Midlands £13,591,200 • East of England £11,225,168 • South East £16,267,309 • London £11,656,581 • South West (excluding Cornwall) £8,478,280

 

Classification of the contract

75231200Services related to the detention or rehabilitation of criminals

85312300Guidance and counselling services

80000000Education and training services

Additional information

Who to contact

Contact nameSimon Ambrose / Michael Adu

Organisation nameMinistry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Address, SW1H 9HD

Telephone03000475123

Extension number:

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How to apply

DESCRIPTIVE DOCUMENT, HIGH-LEVEL SPECIFICATION To support the publishing of this Notice, a Descriptive Document has been prepared which provides further information about the commissioning of NOMS Co-Financing Organisation’s (CFO) provision for the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 Operational Programme. There will also be a high-level specification which will provide further details of the requirement. They are attached to this notice. CONSULTATION The specification sets out our proposals for the delivery of NOMS CFO provision for the ESF 2014-2020 Operational Programme. Prospective prime and sub-providers are directed to https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/98ec5d46 where you are invited to respond to a series of questions which will inform the final specification and procurement process. TRANSPARENCY HM Government requires that tender documentation issued by government departments for contracts with a value exceeding £10,000 over the life of the contract are published online (http://www.contractsfinder.businesslink.gov.uk) for the general public. The publication of this PIN by the MoJ is a voluntary publication and does not represent an acknowledgement with regard to the applicability of procurement or other rules governing the potential future process nor a commitment by the MoJ to initiate, run or complete a full procurement competition in relation to the contract as described. The MoJ reserves the right not to run any competitions for the services.

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